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Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
, this morning, president barack obama is on his way to ohio, trying to win over undecided voters. he just ended his whirlwind trip to the bay area. this is video of the president's motorcade heading to san francisco international airport this morning. nbc bay area's bob redell is live at sfo where air force one just took office. did you get to say good-bye to the president, bob? >> reporter: he gave us a quick wave and then they shut the door and he did take off. good morning, jill, marla. yes, president barack obama boarded air force one and flew out of sfo just over an hour and a half ago, headed for campaign stops in the battleground state of ohio, a crucial state in his fight to win re-election. the president was in town here for less than 24 hours, enough time to attend three fund-raisers with a total net of roughly $4 million for his campaign. and also an opportunity to fire up his supporters, to remind them that this race is not over, especially now that he's slipping in the polls, after what was regarded as a poor performance during last week's debate with governor mitt romne
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
are running through full rehearsals to fine tune their talking points. as of this morning, president obama has the lead in all nine of the key battle ground states. both campaigns say to him night is important to reach undecided voters. >> it will be a conversation. we will get to describe our views. >> the choice of two paths for this country. it's a choice between two fundamentally different visions for our nation. >> you can watch the debate in its entirety on nbc bay area. the topic is domestic policy. coverage starts wednesday night at 6:00. >>> in a move to save money, milpitas may put the police department on the chopping block. considering outsourcing law enforcement to the santa clara county sheriff's office. it is on the agenda at the meeting tonight which is open to the public. this is all happening at 7:00 p.m. at city hall. >>> another bay area city says it wants to dump its weekly garbage collection. according to "the palo alto weekly," they are trying to keep organic waste out of landfills. if homeownerss sorted their foo scraps, there would be less of a nee
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
affordable care acts and arizona's new immigration law. >>> now to decision 2012. this morning, debate prep for president obama and mitt romney who are getting ready for the first faceoff on wednesday. trac tracie potts has a look. >> reporter: the president is preparing to face mitt romney in denver on wednesday. >> he's a good debater. i'm just okay. but, what i'm most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> reporter: both sides are downplaying expectations. romney will be prepared and disciplined and aggressive. romney's debate partner calls the president a tough debater. >> president obama will be f formidable. i would not under estimate. >> reporter: john kerry playing romney in the weekend rehearsal. looking to press the president on libya and syria. romney calls the foreign policy dangerous. romney's debate plan is clearly and concisely explains how he can fix the economy. >> i expect to be able to describe that in a way people will understand and if they do, i'll get elected. >> reporter: his running mate, paul rya
Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
. ♪ >>> the race for the white house winding down, people wait iing r this one. this morning we found out the unemployment rate in september falling below 8% for the first time in nearly four years. that's good news for job seekers but also for president obama trying to maintain his lead in the polls and recover from a weak debate against mitt romney. danielle lee has what the numbers mean. >> reporter: the unemployment rate delivered president obama a preelection gift. the number of people without jobs fell to 7.8%, marking the first time it's been below 8% during obama's presidency. >> there's still that willingness for all of us to see that more people are put back to work, but in this particular report, i'm happy to see we see a continued growth. >> reporter: employers added 114,000 jobs in september and 86,000 jobs that hadn't been accounted for in july and august. the numbers shocked analysts who predicted the rate would stay around 8% and possibly grow. >> this is a big report. >> reporter: presint obama called the september report proof the economy is improving under his policies. >>
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